The San Francisco Giants aren't an original team. They got the name "Giants" from the New York Giants, in which they were originally based in.
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Before the baseball Giants moved to San Fran they were the New York Giants. The football team was then named after the baseball team.
Currently the New York Giants are a football team. There was also a New York Giants baseball team that moved to San Francisco in 1958.
1883, they were the second ever baseball team.
Yes. The San Francisco Giants are a baseball team that plays in the National League West division.